Habit: The Interpretative Power that Sweeps Away Everything-The Myth of Pierre Bourdieu's Constructive Structuralism

Modern Philosophy 1:35-39 (2009)

Chen Liang
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Culture is always the privilege of reproduction of social relations, Bourdieu's central problems, "habits" as its basic theoretical aspects, revealing the process of social distinction, especially with the social constraints and social field of the mutual transformation mutual penetration of the "homogeneous relations." His idea is novel, point of view is clear, the argument is complex, the path is circuitous. The prevailing view is that habits Field as his power of "nuclear" has swept all of the explanatory power or energy. The difference is that with the general understanding, habits are redundant, not only did not help him dig dug danger of the machine front, to be detrimental to the contemplation of the sensitivity and the Watch force
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